Last summer, I talked with several people about our need for better statistics knowledge/skill. I'd like to start recruiting teachers for this for LITA Ed. If you were taking a stats course, what level would you like to see, what would you like to learn?
According to a friend who is a professor there, the Vice Provost of Arizona State sent out an email this morning reminding faculty to comply with publishers that demand they take down their articles from their websites and other places they might be online.
Fans of rigor in library education, avert your eyes: next semester I am taking something off my teaching bucket list, using https://www.youtube.com/watch... (mostly its associated PDF) in the classroom.
MPOW is looking at how we do staffing. If you're at a school of vaguely comparable size (1850ish FTE undergrad) or have experience with one, would love to hear 1) How do you staff evenings/weekends and 2) if you have times with just students staffing (and if so, how that works and what issues you've had.) More details below.
Fwd: FFeed Librarians, please help if you can. A colleague (actually my boss' new boss) asked me to find research that indicates online learning reduces instruction time for K-12 users. My expertise is Adult Learning Prof Dev, I don't know the K-12 field much. I have the famous metadata review from the US Dept of Ed 2009-10 but it's not that...
When you get questions about whether or not a particular OA journal is credible, what do you normally use as criteria? I've had a couple of these recently and want to make sure I'm not missing something.
Hi there, what are your questions about my research guide? Just so you know, I do not link to outside content when it is suggested, without prompting, by those unaffiliated with the university. I consider this practice to be link farming (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...) and an irresponsible use of my web content. Best, Meg